Revealing Retina

Revealing Retina

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Repairing Macular Hole and Macular Pucker

Hosted by: Roy Levit Guest: Allen Ho What are macular holes and macular pucker, and how do we treat these conditions? Host Dr. Roy Levit welcomes Dr. Allen Ho, professor of ophthalmology and an attending surgeon in the Retina Service at the Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia, to discuss back-of-the-eye vitrectomy for the treatment of macular ...

March 11, 2013 | 15 min

Diabetic Retinopathy: Types, Causes, and Associated Somatic Changes

Hosted by: Roy Levit Guest: Alan Ruby The eyes can yield clues to vascular issues elsewhere in the body. How can the two forms of diabetic retinopathy, which are non-proliferative and proliferative, affect vision, and how might retinopathy be associated with somatic effects resulting from diabetes? Dr. Alan Ruby, opthamologist and clinical assistan...

April 9, 2012 | 15 min

In-Office Drug Testing for Retinal Conditions

Hosted by: Roy Levit Guest: Allen Verne What are the advantages to using private practices, as opposed to academic institutions, for testing medications? Dr. Allen Verne, president of the American Retina Foundation and founder of the Bay Area Retina Associates, discusses in-office drug studies he is involved in, including one on diabetic retin...

April 2, 2012 | 15 min

Genetic Risk Factors of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Hosted by: Roy Levit Guest: Albert O. Edwards Geneticists think of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) as a complex trait in which multiple environmental and epidemiological risks combine to cause the disease. Dr. Albert O. Edwards is a consultant and an opthalmologist at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, discusses with host Dr. Levitt the genetic a...

March 26, 2012 | 15 min

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